Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #204 from Freedmen's Bureau Correspondence on Schools, 1869-1870

Roll Number 9
Date 6 May 1870
State Maryland
County Cecil
City/Town/Neighborhood Elkton
Other Locations Mentioned
Authors John H. Butler
Position Agent
Recipient W L VanDerlip Supt. of Education
Other Names Mentioned
Message Abstract Reports the school here in good condition. School taught in basement of church.
Message Body The school at this place taught by Miss Emma Whittington is in tolerable good condition, nothing like as large as it was two months ago No of scholars on rool Book 41 average attendance 28 The school as you know is taught in the bacement of the colord people's church which is verry convenient seperated as you know in two rooms Miss Whittington's scholars seems to improve much and compare with other schools verry well
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